In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1reposo masculinein repose — en reposo
- It is not the social disaster which we hark back to, but the emotive response - the existential repose and quietude with which men confronted their impending doom.
- Its surface of turbulent waves, sprayed with twelve coats of turquoise automobile paint, floats the eye up to artifacts lifted in moments of repose above the sea of intensity.
- The placid look of his countenance never changed for an instant; his whole frame rested, uncontrolled, in perfect stillness and repose; not a muscle was seen to twitch.
- The strife of the birds and its sharp sounds are an instance of repose to me, a moment whose inclination is towards an ecstasy, sure as sure can be.
- Classical storytelling and notions of time are mostly eschewed, while actors connect to one another with a generosity that approaches some sort of spiritual repose.
- But those moments of rest and repose are important to feed the soul.
- However, to end this review, I think we should move away from the energetic questing Ives and hear a moment of tranquil repose.
- When we do see the dead couple, they are in a state of peacefulness and repose.
- In a sense, it was this next generation that drove neorealism into repose, making it a relic of a particular time and place.
- The beginning of the poem images the self's divisions as the body pulls the speaker's ascending thoughts down from a scene of repose, tranquillity and safety.
- It is highly evocative, both in violent action and in repose.
- Certainly Lieberson has written a virtuosic orchestral showpiece with some lovely, moving moments of repose.
- It is desirable, at certain times of day or night, to look deeply at objects in repose: wheels that have run long dusty distances bearing great loads of vegetable or mineral, coal sacks, barrels, baskets, carpenters' hafts and helves.
- Celtic legends tell of the misty westward isles, the place of repose to which the soul is borne after death.
- Innocence and repose are the oratorio's distinguishing features.
- And in focussing on the heel and away from the forced point, she accented the descent - the moment of repose.
- For those who have consulted dictionaries for the word, its typical appearance between serenade and serene may bring a sense of tranquility and unruffled repose.
- Walled off from the two adjacent streets, it is a quiet space of contemplation and repose.
- Blue turned her head slightly and saw that Ciel's eyes had shut and she was breathing silently, as if in eternal repose.
- The subject is a rendering of a female in repose, wrapped in a blanket of stars and night sky.
- Balanced sonorities and evenness of metre direct listeners on a course of undiminishing grandeur that leads naturally to calmness in repose.
- The faces of most cast figures are in repose, and when the artist attempts to animate them, they most often end up resembling masks or caricatures.
- The work captures O'Hara in repose yet with the suggestion that he would be ready at an instant to bounce into action.
- Other pieces depict odd moments of repose, for instance two identical boys asleep on a field of camouflage.
1reposar literarydescansarto repose on sth — apoyarse en algo
1to repose sth in sb/sth — depositar algo en algn/algo formal
- to repose trust in sb — depositar su (or mi etc.) confianza en algn
- It may, nevertheless, be advisable to repose a discretionary authority in the President of the United States, to continue the currency of the Spanish dollar at a value corresponding with the quantity of fine silver contained in it…
- just how little control you have over how other people will behave when you repose your trust in them!
- It is also a powerful cautionary tale for all those who blithely repose their faith in State-led legal reform, codification, standardisation and uniformity.
- O ye people, repose your faith in God who is not only your God but God of all and sundry.
- The quality of the Festivals are benchmarks in global standards and local multinational brands and corporate houses have reposed their faith in them by becoming partners to the growth of the DSF.
- He refused to be dragged into unnecessary political controversy and instead reposed his trust in the discretion of his voters who all are celebrated writers drawn from 22 languages of India.
- I am very humbled and grateful for the fact that for an eighth time they have reposed their confidence in me, and I will do all I can to repay that as their representative over the next 3 years.
- We repose our confidence in them because we believe that they will live up to their own promises.
- But, for the denizens of the Temple City, there are still avenues to get quality products at the most competitive price, if only they repose their faith in the products manufactured by Self-Help Groups.
- first the promoters of Shoppers' Stop and Mr. G.L. Raheja, in particular, for having reposed their total faith in him and his team and allowing them to make mistakes; and,
- God simply is with those who repose their trust in him.
- As Butler's fictional author of the Book of the Machines notes, ‘I cannot think it will ever be safe to repose much trust in the moral sense of any machine.’
- Imams and muezzins have reposed their faith in the credentials of BJP leaders, who do not have great reputation for keeping promises.
- They can now perform and show their gratitude to the captain and the selectors for reposing the faith in them.
- The Constitution also vests various powers in the governor-general directly; although it is settled that most of these are exercisable on ministerial advice, there are a few cases in which a discretion is reposed in him.
- I cannot here give references and authorities for my several statements; and I must trust to the reader reposing some confidence in my accuracy’.
- So you could repose the power in a panel of psychiatrists.
- Unless the cases be exactly similar, they repose no perfect confidence in applying their past observation to any particular phenomenon.
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